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Contacts for chemical and radiation pollution

Where the depositing of waste causes or threatens material harm to the environment, a number of authorities must be notified - see duty to notify Members of the public wishing to report or inquire about   2013

PFAS investigation program FAQs

have many specialty applications and have been widely used in a range of products in Australia and internationally since the 1950s Because of their unique physical and chemical properties, including heat and chemical resistance, PFAS have been used   2017

Prevention and preparedness of incidents

facilitiesMajor hazard facilities are facilities that have hazardous chemicals which exceed specific thresholds such as large chemical and gas storage facilities or chemical processing plantsThey are regulated by work, health and safety regulations,   2016

EPA Botany Area Community Information Group previous updates

media release: EPA launches prosecution against Orica for mercury vapour emissions read more Update 11: Qenos flare event attracts fine The EPA has fined chemical manufacturer Qenos $1500 for a flare event that lasted up to 60 minutes from   2013

Incident response and recovery

Fire (within rural fire district) NSW Rural Fire Service Fire (within a fire district) Hazardous material on land and inland waters Major structural collapse Fire and Rescue NSW Hazardous materials on state waters Marine oil and chemical   2016

Contaminated land

can have major economic, legal and planning implications for the communityContamination may limit land use potential or increase costs for developers and councilsTheir investigation and clean-up is important to   2017

PFAS investigation program

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is undertaking an investigation program to assess the legacy of per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) use across NSW What are PFAS? PFAS are a group of chemicals   2017

Incident status

The EPA assists the responsible party to manage incidents to minimise impacts on the environment and public healthStatus reports on recent significant or ongoing incidents can be found below Recent incidents and updates Mulgrave   2013

EPA Botany Area Community Information Group Update

Update 18 - August 2013 Update from the EPA Botany Area Community Information Group The EPA Botany Area Community Information Group is an e-mail subscriber group that provides information to local   2013

Independent review into off-site mercury at Orica Botany: Stage Three

In August 2015, the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) invited qualified experts to submit applications to tender for Stage 3 of the Orica Botany Independent ReviewThe contract   2016

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